Now that the seasons are changing and the weather is turning, it's time to dig up your dusty old warm crew socks (or stock up on new ones). We supply a variety of brands who engineer socks to keep your feet happy, no matter what you're doing. From high-quality fibers to targeted padding, we've got the socks you need to keep your feet warm and cozy this fall.

You'll want to look for socks that are made of merino wool and other synthetic fibers to keep your feet warm. In fact, merino wool can absorb up to 30% of its own weight in water and still not feet wet! Dry feet = warm feet. You should absolutely avoid cotton socks. Socks made of cotton can only absorb up about 10-14% of their own weight in water and won't keep their warmth when wet, which is essentially just a recipe for cold feet.   

Pick a good pair of high-quality moisture wicking socks made of merino wool and you'll be good to go! Many people also think "the thicker, the better" when it comes to warm socks. However, that isn't always the case. It's all about the material. In fact, if you're wearing boots, you shouldn't wear socks that are too thick. If a thick sock causes enough pressure on the foot, it could cut off circulation to your toes, and you definitely don't want that.

Best Socks to Keep Your Feet Warm This Fall

Darn Tough Men’s Fields Crew Lightweight Socks - $20.00

Inspired by the window-seat view over the Midwest farmland, Fields shows you the grass is greener with these socks. Delivers legendary Darn Toughness with unparalleled comfort and fit. Have a Field day.

Darn Tough Men’s Light Hiker Micro Crew Light Cushion Sock - $20.00

This Light-Cushion sock is perfect for hikers looking for "a little less" cushioning. You know who you are. With half the wool yarn weight of cushion socks, this lightweight cushion sock delivers lightweight performance with the perfect amount of cushioning along the base of your foot. True Seamless construction provides a smooth performance fit and assures there's no slipping, no bunching, and no blisters, while 17.2 Micron Merino Wool delivers supreme comfort. Breathable and fast drying, this "all-weather" sock stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter plus it's naturally antimicrobial so it repels bacteria and odor—a great feature when you need to get any extra day (or two) out of your socks. Still made in Vermont. Guaranteed for life.

Darn Tough Women’s Diamonds Knee High Light Socks - $22.00

Shine bright in the Diamonds Knee High. Ultra-soft, fine gauge Merino Wool makes them a year-round, all-season favorite. Brilliant quality. Flawless craftsmanship.

Smartwool Women’s Sulawesi Stripe Crew Socks - $20.95

When your bike commute home includes a boulder session with a buddy, the Sulawesi Stripe is good to go. Non-cushion in cool colors, it works with almost any shoe, and its arch brace supports all day.

Smartwool Women’s Popcorn Cable Socks - $22.95

The SmartWool Women's Popcorn Cable Crew Socks is a modern twist on the chunky knit socks of days gone by. SmartWool's cushioning combined with their Wool-on-Wool (WOW) Technology ensures you stay comfortable all day. SmartWool's natural Merino wool ensures your feet stay warm in winter, and cool in the summer. The SmartWool Women's Cable Crew Socks will keep your feet toasty warm and bring some vintage style to your winter wardrobe.

Wigwam Copper Canyon Pro Socks - $16.00

A cross cultural experience of hikers and flights. Perfect for steppin' out on the trail or your favorite place to grab some ales. Patented moisture control and Merino Wool create an environment that is like a secure hug, soft and warm.

Men’s Hike Medium Crew Socks (and Women) - $18.95

Happy feet mean longer trails. Keep yours trekking with the Striped Hike Medium Crew sock. WOW technology, arch support, full cushion, and flat-knit seams for comfort. Natural fibers for wicking.

Smartwool PhD Outdoor Light Mini Crew Socks - $17.95  

An ankle-high powerhouse, the PhD® Outdoor Light Mini is made for mileage. Great for long summer treks, it combines support, stretch, and recovery. Featuring Indestructawool™ technology for ultimate durability and the 4 Degree® elite fit system for a dialed fit. Light cushioning offers impact protection on the road or trail, while the Virtually Seamless™ toe offers more comfort in a trail shoe.

If none of these catch your eye, try using our Sock Finder to sort by activity, brand, gender, fabric content and more to find the right sock for you!      

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